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About Jo Anne Powell-Coffman

Dr. Powell-Coffman served as the GDCB ADVANCE Professor from 2007-2009 and was Chair of the Interdepartmental Genetics graduate program 2010 – 2011. She is a co-investigator for HHMI Science Education grants to increase student engagement in introductory undergraduate science courses, and she is a PULSE (Partnership for Undergraduate Life Sciences Education; www.pulsecommunity.org) Leadership Fellow. Dr. Powell-Coffman served as the GDCB Interim Department Chair July 2011–December 2013, and she formally accepted the position of Department Chair on January 1, 2013. Her main research focus are regulatory networks that enable animals to sense and adapt to their environments during development.

Positions

Present Department Chair, Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
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Present Professor, Iowa State University Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology
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Curriculum Vitae




Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Award for Diversity Enhancement
  • Emerging Leaders Academy
  • American Heart Association Established Investigator

Courses

  • GDCB 590 / MCDB 590 / GENET 590 Special Topics

Contact Information

2108 Molecular Biology
Ames, IA 50011-3260
Phone: 515-294-3906
Fax: 515-294-6755

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Peer-Reviewed Articles (4)

Technical Reports (1)